Trump asks Greene to abandon effort to oust House Speaker Johnson

Marjorie Taylor Greene and Donald Trump
Marjorie Taylor Greene and Donald Trump

Former U.S. President Donald Trump urged Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene to stand down from her efforts to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson during a private conversation, Politico and ABC News reported on May 7, citing sources.

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Trump and Greene had a lengthy phone call over the weekend, with the former president urging her back off her threat to force a vote ousting Johnson, three Republicans familiar with the matter said.

Trump strongly supported Johnson at the Republican event over the weekend and called on party members to "to be unified heading into November," when the U.S. elections will take place, the sources said.

Greene earlier claimed that the Speaker "betrayed" Republican voters after Congress approved new financial aid to Ukraine.

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